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27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

ViperOrel Re:Nope 45killed in 1927 school, no guns used. (2987 comments)

I think the implication is that we should send potentially unstable or threatening gun owners to Guantanamo.

That would actually probably help.

about 2 years ago
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27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

ViperOrel Re:And yet... (2987 comments)

That was a coordinated act of terrorism. AKA an armed non-state military action, not some loon with a gun.

We will always have terrorism and we will and should always respond to those in a different way than we do to loons. For one thing, we can throw potential terrorists into a deep dark hole for the rest of their lives on suspicion alone. We can just do that to suspicious gun owners.

Maybe that's the rule that needs to change.

about 2 years ago
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27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

ViperOrel Re:And yet... (2987 comments)

If you get 10 years in prison for having a gun, people (even criminals) give up their guns very quickly. You can't mug people with a knife if you're behind bars getting raped.

about 2 years ago
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27 Reported Killed In Connecticut Elementary School Shooting

ViperOrel Re:And yet... (2987 comments)

You don't understand mental illness. You would have no idea that you were about to shoot up a school full of children before you'd already done it. What way too many people fail to understand about gun violence is not the possibility of themselves becoming a victim. It's the underestimation of their chances of becoming the shooter. The insane generally have no idea that they're insane and you wouldn't have a clue either.

about 2 years ago
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US Election's Only VP Debate Tonight: Weigh In With Your Reactions

ViperOrel Re:Body Language (698 comments)

No more so than "bacon" is a cover for eviscerating an adult pig after separating her from her children who will grow up all alone in a dark smelly pen. Cutting her into small pieces and then throwing some of those pieces in boiling oil.

about 2 years ago
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Iran Behind Cyber Attacks On U.S. Banks

ViperOrel Re:We should retaliate! (306 comments)

No body hates anybody here. These are countries, not people. Countries don't actually have friends or enemies. Only interests.

If they want us to stop setting their stuff on fire, they need to align their interests with ours. Until then, we'll keep inching that armada we've got off their coast ever closer until either they take a shot at us or somebody sneezes and then the war starts.

more than 2 years ago
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MIT Creates Car Co-Pilot That Only Interferes If You're About To Crash

ViperOrel Re:2001 (238 comments)

Hell the chances of you having a psychotic break and merely *believing* that's happening are probably higher than the chances of it actually happening.

Best comment ever! I wish I had the karma to give to you...

more than 2 years ago
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Google To Require Retailers To Pay To Be In Google Shopping Results

ViperOrel In other news (102 comments)

Google to set large mountain of money on fire to make room for even larger mountain of money.

more than 2 years ago
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Ask Slashdot: Store Umbilical Cord Blood — and If So, Where?

ViperOrel Re:Alternative: donate it (321 comments)

Basically, the chances your child will need it are really low and it's only useful until they're about 8 or so years old. The chances that you could do something great for someone else's child are great and in doing so you are also supporting the expansion of a culture where more people will donate so that if your child were to end up needing it, it would be available from a public bank. Doing the "right thing" also costs you $0. This is the choice we made with our child.

more than 2 years ago
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Historic Heat In North America Turns Winter To Summer

ViperOrel Re:Completely inexplicable... (618 comments)

Unless that God demands you cut off important body parts or social connections in which case it's very expensive.

more than 2 years ago
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The Average Consumer Thinks Data Privacy Is Worth Around 65 Cents

ViperOrel Re:Hiding from cons, not pros (128 comments)

If this is all true, then why isn't my world a never ending deluge of ads for Cthulhu laced tentacle porn?

Sounds to me like people have issues in their lives which they hope to avoid dealing with through "privacy". In almost all cases it's better to just punch those issues in the face and get it over with.

more than 2 years ago
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The Average Consumer Thinks Data Privacy Is Worth Around 65 Cents

ViperOrel Re:Useless averages (128 comments)

Which of course begs the next question which is "who cares"...

Anyone digging into my life will only have themselves to blame when they recoil in horror and can't sleep at night...

My warning to anyone asking me any meaningful questions about myself always amounts to "I'd be happy to tell you, but once I do, I can't untell you."
Most people stop asking at that point.

more than 2 years ago
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The Average Consumer Thinks Data Privacy Is Worth Around 65 Cents

ViperOrel Privacy? (128 comments)

Isn't it easier to just live in a world where you assume everyone knows everything about you???

That's mostly how I live my life.

more than 2 years ago
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The Average Consumer Thinks Data Privacy Is Worth Around 65 Cents

ViperOrel Useless averages (128 comments)

I tend to inject random noise into any surveys I answer, so the average of all answers is "I don't exist". Flood any system with enough garbage and you render the entire system mostly useless.

more than 2 years ago
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Camera Gun Would Let Hunters Get Killer Wildlife Shots

ViperOrel Re:Too bad these are so new. (263 comments)

I want a SLR shaped gun to go with my gun shaped SLR... Soon as someone says to take the shot, spectacular confusion ensues :D

more than 2 years ago
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Startram — Maglev Train To Low Earth Orbit

ViperOrel Re:I can imagine quite a bit (356 comments)

always horny, cooks and cleans, never wants diamonds, has no parents, never drones about about some bitch at work, never cheats, never complains about wanting a bigger house or nicer car

Um... your hand does not qualify as a robot... :/

more than 2 years ago
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Commercial, USB-Powered DNA Sequencer Coming This Year

ViperOrel Flu (95 comments)

I am soooo coughing on one of these the next time I get the flu. This will make it so easy to identify which strains to mix for uber results.

more than 2 years ago
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Defendant Ordered To Decrypt Laptop Claims She Had Forgotten Password

ViperOrel Re:It worked for gonzales (1009 comments)

"Iran? Contra? What are you people talking about? Who touched my Jelly Beans?!?"

more than 2 years ago

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